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Weekend Box Office: ‘Perfect Guy’ Tops Shyamalan’s ‘Visit’

Screen Gems’ stalker-thriller The Perfect Guy narrowly beat out M. Night Shyamalan’s horror flick The Visit. Both films exceeded expectations and are going to end up over/under $26 million apiece.

A PG-13 rated thriller The Perfect Guy, starring Michael Ealy and Sanaa Lathan, pulled in $26.7 million ahead of Shyamalan’s micro-budget thriller The Visit close behind with an estimated $25.6 million.

Weekend Box Office: ‘War Room’ Conquers ‘Straight Outta Compton’

Box Office: September 5 - 7

Straight Outta Compton‘s reign at the top of the box office charts is over. Sony/Affirm’s faith-based War Room has conquered the N.W.A. biopic with $9.3 million to lead the modest U.S. box office during a sleepy Labor Day weekend.

The final total of U.S. box office receipts will reportedly be between $87 million and $89 million. Welcome to September.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Compton’ Three-peats; ‘War Room’ Tops Newbies

The N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton is on top for the third consecutive weekend with $13.2 million from 3,142 theaters after losing out to War Room on Friday.

Compton is now the most successful musical biography of all time, topping the 2005 Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line ($119.5) as well as 2002’s 8 Mile ($116.7), starring the rapper Eminem.